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79 Insightful Quotes by Oprah Winfrey

Famous Oprah Winfrey Quotes

Oprah Winfrey is a media proprietor, actress, producer, talk show host as well as a philanthropist form America. She is best known for hosting her own talk show, ‘Oprah Winfrey Show’ which was popular worldwide. Below are some of the inspiring quotes by Oprah Winfrey.

Oprah Winfrey Quotes

  1. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey
  2. “I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.” – Oprah Winfrey
  3. “Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” – Oprah Winfrey
  4. “Nobody’s journey is seamless or smooth. We all stumble. We all have setbacks. It’s just life’s way of saying, ‘Time to change” – Oprah Winfrey
  5. “I knew there was a way out. I knew there was another kind of life because I had read about it. I knew there were other places, and there was another way of being.” – Oprah Winfrey
  6. “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” – Oprah Winfrey
  7. “Only make decisions that support your self-image, self-esteem, and self-worth.” – Oprah Winfrey
  8. “The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance – and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.” – Oprah Winfrey
  9. “Gratitude is the single greatest treasure I will take with me from this experience.” – Oprah Winfrey
  10. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey
  11. “What I know is that if you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come.” – Oprah Winfrey
  12. “I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I’ve become. If I had, I’d have done it a lot earlier.” – Oprah Winfrey
  13. “What I know for sure is that if you want success, you can’t make success your goal. The key is not to worry about being successful, but to instead work toward being significant, and the success will naturally follow.” – Oprah Winfrey
  14. “Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.” – Oprah Winfrey
  15. “You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.” – Oprah Winfrey
  16. “You don’t become what you want, you become what you believe.” – Oprah Winfrey
  17. “Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.” – Oprah Winfrey
  18. “When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.” – Oprah Winfrey
  19. “I believe that everyone is the keeper of a dream – and by tuning into one another’s secret hopes, we can become better friends, better partners, better parents, and better lovers.” – Oprah Winfrey
  20. “When you’re doing the work you’re meant to do, it feels right and every day is a bonus, regardless of what you’re getting paid.” – Oprah Winfrey
  21. “I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.” – Oprah Winfrey
  22. “Use what you have to run toward your best – that’s how I now live my life.” – Oprah Winfrey
  23. “I trust that everything happens for a reason, even when we’re not wise enough to see it.” – Oprah Winfrey
  24. “Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests itself.” – Oprah Winfrey
  25. “I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.” – Oprah Winfrey
  26. “You can have it all. You just can’t have it all at once.” – Oprah Winfrey
  27. “When people show you who they are … believe them!” – Oprah Winfrey
  28. “Be more splendid, more extraordinary. Use every moment to fill yourself up.” – Oprah Winfrey
  29. “I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.” – Oprah Winfrey
  30. “You are where you are in life because of what you believe is possible for yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey
  31. “I believe that uncertainty is really my spirit’s way of whispering, “I’m in flux. I can’t decide for you. Something is off-balance here.” – Oprah Winfrey
  32. “Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility.” – Oprah Winfrey
  33. “My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” – Oprah Winfrey
  34. “I still have my feet on the ground, I just wear better shoes.” – Oprah Winfrey
  35. “The choice to be excellent begins with aligning your thoughts and words with the intention to require more from yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey
  36. “Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.” – Oprah Winfrey
  37. “With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice.” – Oprah Winfrey
  38. “One of the hardest things in life to learn are which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn.” – Oprah Winfrey
  39. “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey
  40. “I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself.” – Oprah Winfrey
  41. “Living in the moment brings you a sense of reverence for all of life’s blessings.” – Oprah Winfrey
  42. “I don’t think you ever stop giving. I really don’t. I think it’s an on-going process. And it’s not just about being able to write a check. It’s being able to touch somebody’s life.” – Oprah Winfrey
  43. “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey
  44. “Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.” – Oprah Winfrey
  45. “What I know for sure is that what you give comes back to you.” – Oprah Winfrey
  46. “I believe that one of life’s greatest risks is never daring to risk.” – Oprah Winfrey
  47. “Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.” – Oprah Winfrey
  48. “I don’t believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process.” – Oprah Winfrey
  49. “Every one of us gets through the tough times because somebody is there, standing in the gap to close it for us.” – Oprah Winfrey
  50. “I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly.” – Oprah Winfrey
  51. “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” – Oprah Winfrey
  52. “It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn – which is what life is all about.” – Oprah Winfrey
  53. “So go ahead. Fall down. The world looks different from the ground.” – Oprah Winfrey
  54. “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.” – Oprah Winfrey
  55. “The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.” – Oprah Winfrey
  56. “How do I define success? Let me tell you, money’s pretty nice. But having a lot of money does not automatically make you a successful person. What you want is money and meaning. You want your work to be meaningful, because meaning is what brings the real richness to your life.” – Oprah Winfrey
  57. “You can take from every experience what it has to offer you. And you cannot be defeated if you just keep taking one breath followed by another.” – Oprah Winfrey
  58. “If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away. If he doesn’t want you, nothing can make him stay.” – Oprah Winfrey
  59. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” – Oprah Winfrey
  60. “If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think.” – Oprah Winfrey
  61. “Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.” – Oprah Winfrey
  62. “Forget about the fast lane. If you really want to fly, harness your power to your passion. Honor your calling. Everybody has one. Trust your heart, and success will come to you.” – Oprah Winfrey
  63. “Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey
  64. “It makes no difference how many peaks you reach if there was no pleasure in the climb.” – Oprah Winfrey
  65. “Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you’re going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaining focus.” – Oprah Winfrey
  66. “Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” – Oprah Winfrey
  67. “I define joy as a sustained sense of well-being and internal peace – a connection to what matters.” – Oprah Winfrey
  68. “Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different.” – Oprah Winfrey
  69. “If you neglect to recharge a battery, it dies. And if you run full speed ahead without stopping for water, you lose momentum to finish the race.” – Oprah Winfrey
  70. “The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.” – Oprah Winfrey
  71. “Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” – Oprah Winfrey
  72. “Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded, or how much power you have.” – Oprah Winfrey
  73. “We are each responsible for our own life – no other person is or even can be.” – Oprah Winfrey
  74. “What material success does is provide you with the ability to concentrate on other things that really matter. And that is being able to make a difference, not only in your own life, but in other people’s lives.” – Oprah Winfrey
  75. “There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction.” – Oprah Winfrey
  76. “Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.” – Oprah Winfrey
  77. “Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” – Oprah Winfrey
  78. “I don’t yell at people, I don’t mistreat people. I don’t talk down to people, so no one else in this building, in this vicinity, has the right to do it.” – Oprah Winfrey
  79. “My idea of heaven is a great big baked potato and someone to share it with.” – Oprah Winfrey

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